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Warming Center Open in Culver

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January 4, 2021
Warming Center Open in Culver

Anyone in the Culver area, if you are without power and need a place to warm up, the Culver Town Hall is available today.  Culver Town Clerk-Treasurer Karen Heim does ask that you please call 574.842.3140 before coming so they know to expect you.
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What’s Your Opinion 1-4-21 (Fred Webster co-host)

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January 4, 2021


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“Promise to Appear” to Reduce Jail Bookings Due to COVID-19 Outbreak

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January 3, 2021
“Promise to Appear” to Reduce Jail Bookings Due to COVID-19 Outbreak

In an email response from Marshall County Sheriff Matt Hassel last week about the outbreak of COVID-19 in the jail, he stated, “I have also met with the Prosecutor to see if we could implement a procedure that if a person is brought to jail for a minor misdemeanor charge we could have them...
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Commissioners to Meet Monday Morning

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January 3, 2021
Commissioners to Meet Monday Morning

The Marshall County Commissioners will conduct their first meeting of 2021 Monday morning beginning at 8:30 in the second-floor meeting room of the County Building.  The meeting is open to the public although a temperature check is required on the first floor and masks and social distancing are mandatory. There are only a couple...
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Commissioners Updated on COVID-19 Outbreak at the Jail

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January 3, 2021
Commissioners Updated on COVID-19 Outbreak at the Jail

In their final meeting of 2020, the Marshall County Commissioners met December 31st in the meeting room of the County Building at 8:30 to finalize business for the year.  They also received an update from the Marshall County Health Department. During the meeting, Commissioner Kevin Overmyer said 132 inmates were tested on Wednesday.  The...
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2021 Start Off with Power Outages

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January 3, 2021
2021 Start Off with Power Outages

Residents across Marshall County started out the new year with power outages due to the freezing rain that came in on New Years Day.  As crews were finishing up that emergency heavy wet snow fell Saturday night causing more issues. Utility workers from Marshall County REMC and NIPSCO have worked tirelessly to restore power...
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Overmyer Re-Elected For 2021 President Of The Indiana Association Of County Commissioners

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January 3, 2021
Overmyer Re-Elected For 2021 President Of The Indiana Association Of County Commissioners

Marshall County Commissioner Kevin Overmyer was re-elected 2021 President of the Indiana Association of County Commissioners (IACC) Northwest District during the IACC’s annual Northwest District meeting recently.  Jasper County Commissioner Kendell Culp stated that “Kevin will continue to be a great spokesperson for their district and is dedicated to improving local government.” As District...
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Walorski Votes Against Speaker Pelosi as 117th Congress Begins

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January 3, 2021
Walorski Votes Against Speaker Pelosi as 117th Congress Begins

 U.S. Representative Jackie Walorski (R-Ind.) Sunday released the following statement after voting to reject the partisan politics and radical agenda of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi in the 117th Congress: “Nancy Pelosi puts politics ahead of the American people every chance she gets. That’s why today I proudly cast my vote against Speaker Pelosi and...
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Thomas R. McKee, 71, of Plymouth

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January 3, 2021
Thomas R. McKee, 71, of Plymouth

Click the Johnson Danielson Funeral Home at right for complete details.
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HEALTH DEPARTMENT UPDATES STATEWIDE COVID-19 CASE COUNTSSUNDAY UPDATE:

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January 3, 2021
HEALTH DEPARTMENT UPDATES STATEWIDE COVID-19 CASE COUNTSSUNDAY UPDATE:

The Indiana Department of Health Sunday announced that 3,002 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at state and private laboratories. That brings to 526,071 the number of Indiana residents now known to have had the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s dashboard. There were 8 new positive cases on...
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Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department Warns Of Phone Scams

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January 3, 2021
Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department Warns Of Phone Scams

The Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department has received numerous reports of residents receiving telephone calls from individuals representing themselves as one of the county’s deputies. The telephone number that has been used was 574-549-5146 and actually had a generic “County Sheriff” extension menu, when called back. The suspects are seeking restitution for a missed court...
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DCS Releases 2019 Child Fatality Report

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January 3, 2021
DCS Releases 2019 Child Fatality Report

The number of children who died from neglect or abuse dropped slightly last year, according to new data released in the 2019 Annual Report of Child Abuse and Neglect Fatalities in Indiana. The Indiana Department of Child Services investigated 276 child deaths in 2019 as required by state law. Sixty-one were determined to have...
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122 COVID-19 Positive Inmates in the Marshall County Jail

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January 2, 2021
122 COVID-19 Positive Inmates in the Marshall County Jail

Last week the Marshall County Health Department asked the Indiana State Health Department Strike Team to come to the Marshall County Jail and test the inmates after there was a report of 39 positive cases of COVID-19.  On Wednesday the team administered rapid tests to 169 inmates with 122 of them testing positive. On...
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Winter Weather Advisory Extend Until 1:00am on Saturday – “Advisory” Level Travel Advisory Put in Place

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January 1, 2021
Winter Weather Advisory Extend Until 1:00am on Saturday – “Advisory” Level Travel Advisory Put in Place

The National Weather Service in North Webster has extended the Winter Weather Advisory for Marshall County until 1:00am Saturday, January 2nd. The freezing rain event has caused ice to build up on trees which has resulted in numerous power outages throughout the county.  In addition, roads are covered with slush, ice, and ponding of...
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NEW YEARS DAY UPDATE: HEALTH OFFICIALS UPDATE STATEWIDE COVID-19 CASE COUNTS

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January 1, 2021
NEW YEARS DAY UPDATE: HEALTH OFFICIALS UPDATE STATEWIDE COVID-19 CASE COUNTS

The Indiana Department of Health Friday announced that 6,407 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at state and private laboratories. That brings to 517,773 the number of Indiana residents now known to have had the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s dashboard. The COVID-19 Dashboard on New Years Day...
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**Update**Indiana State Police Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Starke County

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January 1, 2021

The deceased driver of the Chevrolet has been identified as Jeffrey L. Marvin, 63 of Valparaiso.   The original release appears below. The Indiana State Police have been requested to investigate an officer-involved shooting involving deputies with the Marshall County Sheriff’s Department. Just before midnight on December 31, a deputy with the Marshall County Sheriff’s...
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Indiana State Police Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Starke Count

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January 1, 2021
Indiana State Police Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Starke Count

The Indiana State Police have been requested to investigate an officer-involved shooting involving deputies with the Marshall County Sheriff’s Department. Just before midnight on December 31, a deputy with the Marshall County Sheriff’s Department saw a red Chevrolet pickup truck commit a moving violation on US 30 at Pioneer Drive. When the deputy attempted...
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